ROBERT (BOB) WINSTEAD, D. MIN. is a United Methodist minister who serves as the Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. He is the Director of the Academy of Church BusinessAdministra- tion, leading the professional certification process for executive pastors and church business administrators. Bob is a national trainer for the United Methodist Church
and leads workshops and retreats in self-care & time management, congregational administration, and transformative leadership.
Bob is a contributing author of Contextualizing Theological Education, and has published articles in the NACBA Ledger, the United Methodist Worship Connection, Christians in Education, and other periodicals and publications.
Bob has a Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology, and a Doctorate of Ministry in Church Leadership from the University of Chicago. Bob’s hobbies include playing drums, riding motorcycles, woodworking, and reading. Bob has three children and five grandchildren.